Lecture 6 Aristotle

Lecture 6 Aristotle - BRAVERY RASHNESS FRUGALITY GENEROSI...

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ARISTOTLE September 28
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Becoming Virtuous Virtue is a state Habituation and practice “the sources and means that develop each virtue also ruin it”(1103b8) Pleasure and pain Cf. Hedonism Upbringing Actual vs. apparent goods External goods and virtue Wealth Friends
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The Doctrine of the Mean DEFICIENC Y MEAN EXCESS VIRTUES OF CHARACTER COWARDICE
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Unformatted text preview: BRAVERY RASHNESS FRUGALITY GENEROSI TY WASTEFULNESS WIT BOORISHNESS BUFFOONERY HEALTH OVEREATING UNDEREATI NG Practical Wisdom ( Phronesis ) The Practical Syllogism (modus ponens) 1) Major premise (universal) 2) Minor premise (specific) Example If you see someone drowning, go rescue him That person is drowning Action An intellectual virtue A hypothetical imperative Major premises (universal rules) can be learned Go rescue that person Happy for the Rest of Your Life Three lives to choose from (1095b17): gratification (pleasure) politics/action contemplation/study The good of pleasure The expression of virtue in politics: justice The downside of virtuous action The most virtuous activity...
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